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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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semesterse‧mes‧ter /səˈmestə $ -ər/ ●●● S2 noun [countable]  SESSECone of the two periods of time that a year at high schools and universities is divided into, especially in the US the fall semester term1(5), quarter1(8)
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semesterThe report recommended that each midshipman and cadet spend a semester at another service academy.What a semester it was going to be!Students take a sequence of two or three specialized courses together each semester.By the time the fall semester began, Helen had found a new, larger place, in Washington Heights.Scotch and Bubba excelled in their fall semester.Fall semester starts the 28th of August.Both were involved in high-profile incidents last semester that heightened racial tensions on campus.Changes in the academic year are also envisaged, with extra students being accommodated in a series of semesters.He attended Bennington College for three semesters.Two classes of students at George Washington University over two semesters worked with the database and augmented the semantic net on-line.
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